Kawawatari Jinkousai

START: May 17, 2014 END: May 18, 2014

This 450-year old river-crossing festival is one of Fukuoka’s five major festivals. 10 large mikoshi (portable shrines) are carried by teams of 60 men from Fuuji Shrine across the Hikosan river on the 17th, where they are illuminated overnight, and on the 18th they are taken back across the river.

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• 5/17 (Sat.), 18 (Sun.)
• Fuuji Shrine
• Free
• 0947-42-1135
• 2-30 Uomachi, Tagawa

Published: Apr 11, 2014 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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